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'Heavy Parcels Cause Delay', GWR/LMS/LNER/SR poster, 1940s.

Thomas, Bert

'Heavy Parcels Cause Delay', GWR/LMS/LNER/SR poster, 1940s.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 20cm x 32cm


Poster produced for Great Western Railway (GWR), London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS), London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) and Southern Railway (SR) to remind pasengers that sending large parcels on pasenger trains caused delays. The cartoon image shows a female station porter with a luggage trolley, looking up at an exaggeratedly large crate. Artwork by Bert Thomas (1883-1966).

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